Author Page for Erica Seppala | Page 10

Erica Seppala

Erica Seppala

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
An expert in accounting, finance, and point of sale, Erica has been researching and writing about all things small-business since 2018. Erica's insights into personal and business finance have been cited in numerous publications, including MSN, Real Simple, and Reader's Digest. She is a graduate of Limestone College.
Erica Seppala
View Erica Seppala's professional experience on LinkedIn.

Take Advantage Of These Small Business Grants For Coronavirus Relief

Small business aid made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Support Act has been making headlines, but many small business owners missed out on funding, do not qualify, or did not receive enough money to sustain their business for an extended period of time. The good news, though, is that many companies and organizations are offering millions of dollars in grant money to small business owners.

Read More
Jun 26, 2020 Filed under: Business Grants, Business Loans

Coronavirus Tax Credits: What You Should Know About Employee Retention & Families First Credits

Whether you’re looking for an incentive to keep your business fully staffed or you need extra funds to keep your business afloat, there are tax credits available to help you. But breaking down the jargon when reading the laws surrounding these credits can get confusing. That’s why we’re breaking it down for you. In this article, we’re going to take a look at two tax credits available for small business owners that have been affected by the coronavirus. We’ll talk about qualifying and calculating tax credits and provide additional information and resources to help your business. Keep reading to take the first step toward financial relief.

Read More
May 14, 2020 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing
Will PPP loans be audited

Will PPP Loans Be Audited By The IRS?

In this article, we’re going to discuss what we currently know about PPP tax audits. We’ll look at what businesses will be audited, what these audits will look like, and answer some FAQs about the PPP audits. We’ll continue to monitor this situation and will update this article as more information becomes available.

Read More
Mar 23, 2022 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing

PPP Loan Forgiveness: Rules & Guidelines

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is bringing much-needed relief to small business owners affected by the coronavirus. Not only does this loan program provide funding to help cover payroll and other expenses, but if used for qualifying purposes, your loan will be forgiven. In this post, we’re going to help you understand how you can qualify for PPP loan forgiveness.

Read More
Nov 29, 2021 Filed under: Business Loans, Small Business

How To Apply For An SBA Economic Injury Disaster (EIDL) Loan For Coronavirus Relief

The EIDL program is reserved for small business owners that have faced financial hardship as a result of a disaster. Because President Donald Trump declared a national disaster as a result of the coronavirus, many small business owners will now qualify for this funding to keep their businesses afloat. If your business has been impacted by the coronavirus, keep reading to learn more about how to apply for these low-cost loans so you can get the financial relief you need.

Read More
Jul 13, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans, Small Business

We Want Your Feedback!

Help us to improve by providing some feedback on your experience today.

The vendors that appear on this list were chosen by subject matter experts on the basis of product quality, wide usage and availability, and positive reputation.

Merchant Maverick’s ratings are editorial in nature, and are not aggregated from user reviews. Each staff reviewer at Merchant Maverick is a subject matter expert with experience researching, testing, and evaluating small business software and services. The rating of this company or service is based on the author’s expert opinion and analysis of the product, and assessed and seconded by another subject matter expert on staff before publication. Merchant Maverick’s ratings are not influenced by affiliate partnerships.

Our unbiased reviews and content are supported in part by affiliate partnerships, and we adhere to strict guidelines to preserve editorial integrity. The editorial content on this page is not provided by any of the companies mentioned and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Opinions expressed here are author’s alone.

Sign up for the Maverick Newsletter

  • Please select topics of interest

  • We occasionally send out emails with special offers.
  • Hidden
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.